Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science

The theme of 2014 ESOCITE/4S joint conference is “Science in context(s): Souths and Norths”, which refers to the opportunity for STS scholars to meet colleagues (and research traditions) from other parts of the world, giving rise to new dialogues and exchanges. Individual abstracts and proposals for sessions should emphasize how they will make original and […]

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5th International Multi-Conference on Complexity, Informatics and Cybernetics 2014

IMCIC 2014 is an international forum for scientists and engineers, researchers and consultants, theoreticians and practitioners in the fields of Complexity, Informatics, and Cybernetics. Its Organizing Committee will consider disciplinary research articles for their possible acceptance as well as multi-, inter-, and trans-disciplinary research, studies, reflections, programs, and projects.   Besides the regular formal sessions, […]

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Future Infinite Academic – Sustainable Futures in Changing Climate

The 16th International Futures Conference organised by Finland Futures Research Centre deals with the different dimensions of Sustainable Futures in a Changing Climate. The UN Rio 20 summit in 2012 and governmental commitments to create universal sustainable development goals have generated new and fresh debates on how to best pursue environmental sustainability with social equity. […]

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Future Infinite – Solving Global Challenges for Better Futures

The future has its challenges. World population is growing rapidly, which leads to the depleting of resources, like water and raw materials. Also the world population is aging, unemployment rate of the young people is rising, climate change is causing extreme weather eventsand causing huge economic losses. We operating in a more complex environment, in […]

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Indian Ocean Futures 2014

The Indian Ocean Futures Conference is an international conference presented by the Australia-Asia-Pacific Institute Indian Ocean Futures Initiative. It brings together academics, government, industry and communities to identify these changes and discuss the challenges for the future of the region and its peoples.     The Indian Ocean basin is rapidly becoming a powerhouse of […]

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Association of Professional Futurists Annual Gathering

The APF’s Annual Gathering will explore how the Maker Movement, Social Entrepreneurs, and the networked-enabled sharing economy are converging to create emergent change.     The gathering will exploit San Francisco’s rich resources in these areas with speakers and learning journeys. Participants will then gather using complexity and narrative foresight tools to discuss what these […]

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The world is changing.   Are you ready?   We are.

This Strategic Foresight program is offered as a 5-day, project-based, face-to-face workshop at the University of Huston in partnership with The Destree Institute. The university has a 35 years experiance of educating foresight professionnals and offers you the Houston University Certificate in Strategic Foresight at the end of the process. Participants learn to anticipate disruptive […]

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The Future of Urban Mobility

Efficient transportation and mobility are essential to make a city competitive and appealing. Current business models offer alternative and new mobility solutions, such as car or bicycle sharing and new leasing mobility offerings, electric vehicles, autonomous driving, talking cars, micro mobility or integrated mobility. What future impact have key global mega trends on Urban Mobility? […]

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Space Consumer Man – Soil as an Unrecognized Resource

The most underestimated resource of our planet is literally trampled underfoot: the soil. Because it is fixed in its position and cannot be increased in quantity, it is the most precious property that we have. In this issue of the “Future Lectures” by Dennis Meadows the dilemma of the soil as a resource is examined […]

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